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Registration: XA903

Construction Number: PS15

Model Avro 698 Vulcan B1

Operator: Bristol siddeley Engines

Airport: Farnborough (FAB / EGLF), UK - England

Airshow: Farnborough - SBAC Show - 1966

Photographer: John Hamlin

Date Taken: 10/09/1966

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This is the Olympus 593 flying test bed, which flew for the first time with the Olympus fitted 2 days earlier, so the engine was not running! The chase HS125 is probably G-ATPB of Bristol Siddeley (The de Havilland 125 was in fact registered G-ARYC. I saw her make a wheels-up landing at Filton on 11/12/64)

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